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    The 30 BEST Halibut Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Halibut Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Halibut is such a great fish, with it’s mild flavor and big firm flakes. And it’s so versatile!

    We’ve compiled this great collection of Halibut recipes, so you never have to think “what to cook with halibut?” again.

    From simple light Halibut dishes, to hearty stews, sandwiches and tacos, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your halibut fish.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy halibut recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

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    Halibut Recipes:

    1. Baja Fish Tacos

    It’s taco time! These Fish Tacos feature perfectly seasoned beer battered fish, Mexican fixings, and an amazingly tasty homemade taco sauce. So good!

    It’s going to be one of your favorite halibut recipes!

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    2. Psari Plaki

    This Greek baked fish, Psari Plaki, is an excellent addition to your recipe collection. Flaky fish with light, fresh, and vibrant flavors.

    Serve with some crusty bread and you are in for a real treat!

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    3. Bahamian Boiled Fish

    Hearty, flaky fish simmered in a delicious broth with potatoes, onions, tons of lime juice and a bit of hot kick. This is classic island comfort food!

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    4. Mediterranean Fish with Tapenade

    Give your halibut a Mediterranean makeover with this tapenade topped beauty. So gourmet, yet so easy, it’s a great company meal.

    This gorgeous dish whips up in about 30 minutes, so it can also be your easy weeknight dinner.

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    5. Moqueca

    Here’s a Brazilian classic… Moqueca! It’s a ridiculously tasty fish stew in a tomato coconut base.

    Perfect for sopping up with crusty bread. This awesome recipe comes together in about 35 minutes, and goes great with other seafood as well!

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    6. Fish en Papillote

    Fish en Papillote may sound super fancy, but it’s also super easy!

    Simply wrap individual portions of halibut in parchment paper with some veggies and flavor enhancers, then bake!

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    7. Baked Halibut and Asparagus

    Garlic Parmesan Crusted Halibut and Asparagus is another easy one-pan meal.

    This one features both protein and veggies for a light, yet super nutritious dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    8. Grilled Fish Tacos

    If you like your fish grilled, you definitely need to try out these grilled fish tacos. The tacos are super easy to make and can be made in less than thirty minutes.

    This is one of our favorite halibut recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ ifoodreal

    9. Golden Turmeric Halibut

    Craving some Asian flavors? Then try this homestyle Indonesian fish dish, Golden Turmeric Halibut.

    The fish fillet is beautifully slathered with bright yellow curry paste and then topped with flavorful tomato based sauce. It’s a match made in heaven.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    10. Italian Salsa Verde with Halibut

    Make gourmet-style fish at home with this Italian Salsa Verde With Halibut recipe.

    This Italian version of salsa verde has anchovies, capers, garlic, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. It tastes punchy and awesome.

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    11. Mediterranean Wine-Lemon Poached Halibut

    Poach your favorite fish perfectly and give it excellent flavors with this Mediterranean Wine Lemon Poached Halibut.

    This gorgeous recipe is amazingly easy to make and it tastes just mind-blowingly delicious. So don’t wait for any occasion, try this Mediterranean halibut today.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    12. Goan Fish Curry

    Goan Fish Curry is the most aromatic and perfectly spiced curry from Goa, India.

    This effortless curry has a tomato and coconut based curry with other flavorful spices, making it super delicious. Serve in just 20 minutes with plain rice and enjoy a hearty and comforting meal.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    13. Baked Lemon Garlic Halibut

    For a lighter and healthier meal, give this Baked Lemon Garlic Halibut a sure try.

    The easiest lemon garlic marinade plays a key role in this dish. Just bake to flaky perfection, and you have a super delicious and healthy meal.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    14. Halibut and Shellfish Soup

    Check out this Halibut and Shellfish Soup, it’s a perfect comfort soup for all seafood lovers.

    It only takes about 20 minutes, but tastes as good as a fancy restaurant.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    15. Pan Roasted Halibut with Lentil Salad

    Make an impression by cooking this elegant Pan Roasted Halibut with Lentil Salad. It makes a classy entrée for your dinner spread.

    The gorgeous golden pan-seared halibut is finished in the oven and served with an outstanding white wine-infused lentil salad. A must-try recipe for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    16. Halibut Soup

    Enjoy this Halibut Soup which is loaded with veggies and delicious flavors. Super easy to make, it’s your comfort soup, and a sure shot a keeper recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    17. Halibut Fish and Chips

    Make pub style Halibut Fish and Chips at home with this amazing recipe.

    Just follow the tips and tricks to enjoy the perfect beer-battered fish and chips with your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    18. Creamy Baked Halibut

    Make your weeknight dinner sensational with this extremely flavorful Creamy Baked Halibut.

    Well-seasoned fish is coated with a citrussy mayo blend, then is baked to perfection. It tastes mind-blowingly delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    19. Baked Halibut with Basil Butter

    Baked Halibut with Basil butter is a completely restaurant-worthy dish.

    Wow, your loved ones by making this elegant, rich, and absolutely succulent dish, which is made using only 5 simple ingredients. It’s so good!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    20. Brown Butter Halibut with Orzo and Mushroom Broth

    Planning a special occasion or date night dinner? Then try this sophisticated Brown Butter Halibut with Orzo and Mushroom Broth.

    The simple dish is packed with light and complex flavors that taste just too good. You will enjoy each and every bite of this delicious and hearty dish.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    21. Blackened Halibut

    Blackened Halibut is surely going to be your new favorite this coming summer.

    The perfectly seasoned fillet is cooked to crusty and flaky perfection. You will love this easy and quick recipe for your busy weeknights.

    Get the Recipe @ healthyrecipesblog

    22. Oven-Baked Greek-Inspired Halibut

    Do you like baked fish? Then get ready for a delicious treat with this Oven-Baked Greek Inspired Halibut.

    The gorgeous fillet is topped with kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, lemon, oregano, olive oil, and feta cheese. Just put it in a tray and let the oven do all the magic.

    Get the Recipe @ thedefineddish

    23. Fried Fish Sandwich

    Elevate your sandwich to the next level! This Fried Fish Sandwich features panko breaded halibut and a tangy lemon basil tartar sauce.

    It’s better than any restaurant!

    Get the Recipe @ themom100

    24. Pan-Seared Halibut with Lemony Zucchini Noodles

    Pan-seared Halibut with Lemony Zucchini Noodles is a delicious complete meal that is also super healthy.

    Super easy to make, it’s a must-try halibut dish for everyone.

    Get the Recipe @ feastingathome

    25. Ginger Soy Halibut

    Give your favorite halibut some Asian flavors by making this Ginger Soy Halibut.

    This mouth-watering dish is amazingly easy to make with a delicious sauce, and the ginger and scallions on top are heavenly. It’s a celebration-worthy dish.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    26. Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Halibut

    Want to cook halibut in your new favorite kitchen gadget? Then add another cracking dish to your collection, Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Halibut.

    The amazingly crunchy outside and tender flaky inside are just too perfect.

    Get the Recipe @ orwhateveryoudo

    27. Baked Halibut Marsala

    Baked Halibut Marsala is a winning recipe for you to try.

    The healthy fish fillet is first baked and later smothered in the ultimate marsala wine mushroom sauce. You’re going to keep coming back to this one.

    Get the Recipe @ cookincanuck

    28. Smoked Halibut Enchiladas

    Make the tastiest dinner ever, with these incredible Smoked Halibut Enchiladas.

    This incredible dish is loaded with all of your favorite Mexican flavors and fixings. It’s one of our favorite halibut recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ girlcarnivore

    29. Pan Seared Halibut with Pomegranate Salsa

    Give yourself a treat with this healthy and fantastic Pan Seared Halibut with Pomegranate Salsa.

    This flavorful and complete hearty meal is brimming with incredible flavors, and you can create this treat in just 20 minutes. Isn’t it great?

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    30. Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Olives

    Last but not least, this Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Olives is like a flavorful party in your mouth.

    This wonderful Mediterranean-flavored dish is going to be your new favorite meal, and it’s super delectable and healthy.

    Get the Recipe @ theviewfromgreatisland

    So there you go, thirty great halibut recipes. The only question now is, which will you try first?

    Pin or bookmark this collection of amazing dishes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    30 BEST Halibut Recipes

    This collection of easy Halibut Recipes will give you plenty of new ways to cook your favorite mild, flaky fish. We especially love this Mediterranean halibut with tapenade:


    • 1 lb halibut filets
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 tsp paprika
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1.5 cup cherry tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup jarred roasted red peppers
    • 1/2 cup black olives
    • 1/4 cup green olives
    • 1/4 cup capers
    • 1 lemon, half squeezed and half for garnish
    • 2 sprigs of rosemary
    • 7-8 sprigs of thyme
    • 3-4 sprigs of oregano
    • 2 Tbsp flour
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste



    1. Start by finely chopping olives, capers, roasted red peppers and garlic. Halve the cherry tomatoes. Finely chop fresh herbs.
    2. Heat all of olive oil, except for 2-3 tablespoons, in a pan over medium heat. Add in cherry tomato halves and garlic and give it a good stir. Cook till the garlic starts getting aromatic, about two minutes. Stir in chopped roasted bell peppers and cook for 1-2 minutes. Mix in the chopped herbs. Give it a mix. Add chopped olives and capers and cook for a couple more minutes. Stir in a splash of lemon juice and drizzle a little bit more olive oil.


    1. Season halibut with paprika, fresh cracked pepper and salt on both sides. and then dust it lightly with flour on both sides.
    2. Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add grouper and cook 10 minutes per inch thickness, turning halfway through.
    3. Plate the halibut and top it generously with prepared tapenade. Garnish with some more fresh herbs and lemon wedges.

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